The Claycord Online Museum – The Happy Steak on Monument Blvd. in Concord

April 22, 2022 16:00 pm · 14 comments

Who remembers ‘The Happy Steak’? It was located at 1450 Monument Blvd. in Concord. They also had a location inside the County East mall in Antioch.

ABOUT THE CLAYCORD ONLINE MUSEUM: The Claycord Online Museum is made up of historical photos, documents & anything else that has to do with the history of our area.

If you have any old photos or items that you’d like to place in the Claycord Online Museum, just scan or take a photo of them, and send them to the following address: It doesn’t matter what it is, even if it’s just an old photo of your house, a scan of an old advertisement or an artifact that you’d like us to see, send it in and we’ll put it online!

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SB April 22, 2022 at 4:34 PM

Do any of you know if there was ever a Long John Silver on Monument or Contra Costa? Thanks!

Dbcoop April 22, 2022 at 7:39 PM

Not that i know – but there was a red lobster where the elephant bar used to be on willow pass

S April 22, 2022 at 4:55 PM

Nice !

The Happy Steak in El Cerrito was a go to…..
Always used the coupons……..

The Wizard April 22, 2022 at 7:53 PM

Right by another hang out of mine.Red Vest Pizza

S April 22, 2022 at 8:09 PM

I knew the Wiz would chime when I made this comment… Red Vest was great too…

remembering a Value Giant and Jerry Lewis Movie Theater????

The Wizard April 23, 2022 at 8:45 AM

Went to both…saw my first Rachael Welch movie as a teen there…it was a turning point in my life. Don’t forget Phillip’s Liquor…great magazine selection

MonumentMan April 22, 2022 at 5:28 PM

It was a good little steak house, next door to Colchico’s Liquor at 4 Corners.

PPM April 23, 2022 at 12:19 AM

Good ol’ Dan, pride of Port Chicago and a pretty damn good DE for the Niners.

The Wizard April 22, 2022 at 7:53 PM

Right by another hang out of mine.Red Vest Pizza

The Wizard April 22, 2022 at 7:55 PM

Reply to S post.

J. April 22, 2022 at 8:32 PM

It is now El Rancho Restaurant.

SAM April 23, 2022 at 7:49 AM

That’s one restaurant that should have stayed. The whole family vibe was great. Food was simple and delicious. Talk about Make America Great Again, Happy Steak comes to mind.

anon April 23, 2022 at 7:55 AM

There was a Happy Steak on Clayton Rd where IHOP is now.

Old Timer April 23, 2022 at 8:20 AM

I do remember Mr.Steak where Polo Loco is now on Clayton Rd.My best friend was a cook there it was a good restaurant.

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